Category Archives: Faith

Beauty Within the Pain

My girls have hurt more in the past month than I have ever seen them hurt in their whole lives.  Yes, they mayView full post »

A Turn

I am going to do my best to share my heart, with upmost respect.   Sometimes life takes a turn, comesView full post »

Protecting Our Relationship

Our relationship is difficult.  Aren’t they all?  She eludes me.  Her sisters were simple, easy to know, easyView full post »

Authentic {A New Year’s Post & Photos from 2015 Roundup}

I have been trudging through lots of self reflection as the year came to a close.  And looking ahead… for theView full post »

Conquering and Building

Not very long ago… perhaps 2 months maybe, we were hitting a wall regarding our little ladies.  Forget the clicheView full post »

Day by Day

I have taken a HUGE hiatus from the blog.  First it started as just the need to put my laptop down and focus on myView full post »

Today I Needed It…

I do not lie when I tell people that EVERY SINGLE time I take the girls into town to run an errand we get stopped byView full post »

Teaching Her.

Our decision to start homeschooling Shiloh wasn’t necessarily because of a public vs. homeschool education,View full post »

From Fear to Hope

Last weekend my family experienced a frightful and very unexpected emergency.  No worries, we are all fine now.  ButView full post »

Coffee Date

Please come over for coffee this morning.  I promise I won’t clean the house, and I’ll even keep my pj&#View full post »

Little Ekstrom Conversations

Conversation 1. Shiloh:  (Pointing at a Burger King)  Mommy is that where we get coffee? Mommy:  No, that is whereView full post »

To All The Missionaries

To all the missionaries we know.  To all the ones we have never met.  To the person who has been on ‘the field&#View full post »

It Can Wait

I have had so many days lately where I run around rushing.  Got to clean the house.  The bathroom needs to be wipedView full post »

Friday Photos

Just some random perspectives from around our household this week.  My house on most days looks like this, dishes to beView full post »

Habits

When Shiloh was a baby, she slept holding that little pink bear.  She would take the very tip of its hat and rub it inView full post »